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A covert affair : Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS

作者: Jennet Conant
出版商: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2011.
版本/格式:   Print book : 傳記 : 英語 : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed所有版本和格式的總覽
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This volume recounts Julia and Paul Child's experiences as members of the U.S. Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in Asia during World War II and the tumultuous years when they were caught up in the McCarthy Red spy hunt in the 1950s. This work is a portrait of a group of idealistic men and women who were recruited by the citizen spy service, slapped into uniform, and dispatched to wage political warfare in remote  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: Biography
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提及的人: Julia Child; Paul Child; Julia Child; Paul Child; Joseph McCarthy; Julia Child; Paul Child; Julia Child; Paul Child; Joseph McCarthy; Julia Child; Paul Child; Joseph McCarthy
資料類型: 傳記, 網際網路資源
文件類型: 圖書, 網路資源
所有的作者/貢獻者: Jennet Conant
ISBN: 9781439163528 1439163529 9781439168509 1439168504 9781442341913 1442341912
OCLC系統控制編碼: 646112881
描述: 395 pages, 8 pages plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
内容: Special inquiry --
Initiation --
Late start --
A fine sort --
Instant fame --
The great white queen of Bali --
Chickens coming home to roost --
Whispers in the willow trees --
Incurable romantics --
Open season --
The nightmare --
The taste of ashes.
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